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STUCO implements new app

STUCO implements new app

Tad Bast, reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

It’s been a subject of rumor and student body president speeches for years, but the time has finally come — OHS Student Council has its own app. The new app seeks to get rid of StuCo’s usual method of bookkeeping by allowing members to accrue their required points right on their cell phones....

OHS welcomes two new political clubs

OHS welcomes two new political clubs

Tad Bast, reporter

September 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Two new political clubs have been started this year. Civics Club is a revitalization of the Political Science Club, which changed its name after some complications last year. The Young Republicans Club is a totally new club which was recently approved and hopes to have its first meeting soon. The...

Student Council plans busy year

Student Council plans busy year

Maddy McClure, reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Student Council’s year has been chaotic, especially because homecoming was earlier than usual. With homecoming behind them, members of STUCO are now scrambling to prepare for the next few months. STUCO has already planned for the first semester. They have a Leadership camp for members from 4:30-7pm....

Club of the Week: NHS

Club of the Week: NHS

Preston Ocello, reporter

September 11, 2017


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National Honor Society, one of the many clubs of OHS, has earned the title of myOHSonline.com “club of the week.” Fundraising is one of the school's ways of raising funding and awareness for people in need, and that’s just what NHS does. They hold several fundraisers each school year. “Our...

OHS renovates gym A floors

OHS renovates gym A floors

Lexi Onder, reporter

September 11, 2017


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OHS has seen a few physical changes this year. Over the summer the school completely replaced the Gym A floor. Due to water damage several years ago, the floors needed to be sanded and refinished. Activities Director Becky Czuppon said, “It has been approximately five years since the Gym A floors...

Drama in production for Fall play

Drama in production for Fall play

Tad Bast, reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

You’ve probably heard of Romeo and Juliet, but you have never seen it like this. This fall, the Oakville Drama Department is putting on “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet.” The play combines the works of Dr. Seuss with one of the most well known tragedies of all time. Auditions were held...

OHS percussion competes at Mozingo

OHS percussion competes at Mozingo

Sophia Indelicato, reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

With intense focus and sweat dripping down their backs, the OHS percussion ensemble prepared to execute their show for Mozingo Saturday, Aug. 26 at Eureka High School Around noon, the percussionists played this year’s show, called “Up, Up, and Away”, a performance focused on adventure, flying,...

2017 Homecoming Court

2017 Homecoming Court

Louis Luong, Max Rodenbeck, Caden Turner, and Taylor Zapf

September 6, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Channel 97 News, Features, Top Stories

The OHS student body recently elected its 2017 Homecoming Court. The boys elected include Jordan Jost, Brad Hartmann, Jake Lamons, JP Latreille, Dylan Ochoa. The girls elected are Kelly O'Leary, Sophia Martino, Emily Sander, Haley Metz, and Abbi Baker. They are all honored and excited to be...

Children’s Heart Foundation awareness

Children’s Heart Foundation awareness

Jaime Meier, profiles editor

August 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

At about eighteen weeks into her pregnancy, Lindsay and Brian Wiedermann received scary news. After a false diagnosis of a neural tube defect, the couple had learned that their fourth child, Adam J. Wiedermann (AJ), had Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). “Everybody goes into that twenty week ultrasound...

Old endings, new beginnings: Robben moves on to next phase of his life

Old endings, new beginnings: Robben moves on to next phase of his life

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

May 30, 2017


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Factory worker in a paint factory, construction worker, pipe fitter, power washer in a sugar refinery, driver and mover of raw sugar from freight trains, and assembly line worker at Anheuser Busch Brewery, a mail clerk at the Wabash Railroad are the many different jobs Mr. David Robben had before realizing...

Samantha He (9) participates in Diverse-City Art competition

Sarah Simmons, reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Several art students from grades Kindergarten to 12th grade submitted their artwork to the Diverse-City Art Competition. Samantha He (9) a freshman at Oakville High School entered her artwork to the Diverse-City Art Competition. The art competition gave the students the opportunity to present their artwork...

Band and choir state solo ensemble

Jordan Peters, reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Oakville’s band and choir students performed well in the state solo ensemble contest on April 29 at The University of Missouri. In the contest, students were able to compete as a soloist or in a small group with up to eight people and competed against other top rated students in the area. After...

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